16.05.2022 - FvS Wealth Price Index for Germany

Q1-2022: Trend reversal underway

Study by Pablo Duarte & Philipp Immenkötter

For more than ten years, asset prices rose much faster than consumer prices. The impact of the corona pandemic and recent geopolitical changes now appear to have reversed this trend. Both measures of inflation are currently on par. Unaffected by this, property prices continued to rise strongly at the beginning of the year.

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FvS Wealth Price Index for Germany

For more than ten years, asset prices rose much faster than consumer prices. The impact of the corona pandemic and recent geopolitical changes now appear to have reversed this trend. Both measures of inflation are currently on par. Unaffected by this, property prices continued to rise strongly at the beginning of the year.

FvS Wealth Price Series for the Euro Area

At mid-year 2021, asset price inflation in the Euro area amounts to +9.2%. This record price increase is being driven by real estate prices and sharply rising prices for private business wealth. Asset price inflation is particularly high in the northern countries of the Euro area, such as Austria, Germany, and the Netherlands.

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The FvS Konjunkturindikator (FvS-KI) maps the actual economic activity in Germany on a monthly basis, based on a set of hard real economic data. On the basis of the FvS-KI we carry out business cycle dating for Germany.

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We follow the development of consumer and producer prices. Rising commodity prices can lead to rising wages and thus to rising prices.

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